Linguistics Symposium on Romance Languages

Short Title: LSRL50
Date: 01-Jul-2020 – 08-Jul-2020
Location: University of Texas, USA
Contact: Barbara Bullock
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Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics, Language Family(ies): Romance

Meeting Description:
LSRL is the premier conference on Romance Linguistics, distinguished by its selectivity and its focus on high quality theoretical and empirical studies of all varieties of Romance languages and their Latin origins. In celebrating its 50th anniversary, our conference branches out from its strong, theoretical roots and lays the groundwork for novel research programs and data sharing practices that continue to move the field forward.

Program Information:
For information on registration and for our complete conference program with full abstracts go to: and follow us on Twitter: @LSRL50.

Keynote Addresses:
David Birdsong, “Conceptualizing ultimate attainment in bilingualism and second language acquisition“
Thamar Solorio, “Enabling technology for code-switching data”
Zsuzsanna Fagyal, “For an integrative approach to variation and change in French nasal vowel systems”
Pattie Epps, “Multiple multilingualisms: Indigenous and Romance languages in Amazonia”Workshops and tutorials:
Jacqueline Serigos, “Wrangling linguistic data with Python”
Luis Avilés, “LaTeX tutorial for submission to open access proceedings”

With thanks to our sponsors: The National Science Foundation, The College of Liberal Arts, The Center for European Studies, The Department of Linguistics, The Department of French & Italian, The Department of Spanish & Portuguese, and The Department of Germanic Studies

Organizers : Barbara E. Bullock, Cinzia Russi, & Almeida Jacqueline Toribio

Going Romance 34 – 2020

Date: Mercredi 25 Novembre 2020 (journée) à Vendredi 27 Novembre 2020 (journée)
Lieu détaillé:  Digital conference
(L’appel à communications en français se trouve ici.)
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the conference will be held digitally.
The main session will be held on 26-27 November 2020.
In addition to the main session there will be a special session on Preposition-determiner interactions on 25 November 2020.
Invited speakers for the Main Session:
Invited speaker for the special session on Preposition-determiner interactions (Call for papers)
Call for papers: Main session The scope of the conference series lies at the intersection of linguistic theory with data from the Romance languages. Beyond this general tenet, there are no specific requirements as to the topic, the subdiscipline, the approach or the methodology, as long as it is clear how the Romance data contribute to linguistic theories of human language (

Submission Guidelines  Abstracts should be anonymous and no longer than two pages A4, including references and examples, with margins of at least 2,5 cm, font size 12, single-spaced. The file should be anonymous both in the body of the text and in the filename. Please make sure all fonts and figures are correctly rendered.
Submissions are limited to a maximum of one individual and one joint abstract per author for the entire 3-day event. Please indicate in your submission whether your abstract should be considered for the main session, or for the special session on Preposition-determiner interactions in Romance. Please also indicate whether your paper is to be considered for oral or poster presentation.

Abstracts not conforming to these requirements will not be taken into consideration. The abstracts should be submitted in .PDF format through EasyChair no later than 14 July 2020.

Committee :
Claire Beyssade,
Joaquim Brandão de Carvalho,
Patricia Cabredo Hofherr (co-chair),
Carlo Cecchetto,
Ora Matushansky,
Léa Nash,
Laurent Roussarie,
Michela Russo (co-chair),
Elena Soare,
Carla Soares-Jesel,
Francesc Torres-Tamarit,
Sophie Wauquier

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship 2020

University of Sheffield
School of Languages and Cultures
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Level: Open
Duties: Research
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics, Germanic, Romance, Slavic Subgroup

The School of Languages and Cultures at the University of Sheffield invites outstanding postdoctoral candidates to apply for the 2020 round of the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship scheme.

Our School has a thriving research community of academic staff and postgraduate students. We engage in research which spans a wide range of languages (Catalan, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Luxembourgish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish), geographical regions (Europe, the Americas, Africa) and disciplinary and thematic specialisms. To find out more about our particular interests within linguistics, please visit

The School is housed within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, which comprises four departments and two schools: Archaeology, History, Philosophy, Music, the School of English and the School of Languages and Cultures.

We would be delighted to hear from postdoctoral candidates working in relevant subject areas who are considering applying to the scheme, and will offer support and feedback in preparing the final application. Initial enquiries can be directed to our Director of Research, Professor Neil Bermel ( who can put you in touch with staff closest to your research interests.

The deadline for receipt of expressions of interest forms and CVs is Friday 6th December 2019. Expressions of interest submitted after this date cannot be considered. Candidates selected must be willing to commit to applying with the University of Sheffield.

If you are interested in applying, you must first check that you meet the Leverhulme Trust’s eligibility criteria. Details of the Early Career Fellowship scheme and eligibility criteria can be found here:

Applications Deadline: 06-Dec-2019

Mailing Address for Applications:
Attn: Prof. Neil Bermel
School of Languages and Cultures
1 Upper Hanover Street, University of Sheffield
Sheffield South Yorkshire S3 7RA
United Kingdom

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
Prof. Neil Bermel
Phone:+44 114 222 7405

Fuente: LinguistList